JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass

What ’s JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass

The JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass  is a special discounted pass available only to international travelers to Japan (with a short-term visa no longer than 90 days) and holding a foreign passport.

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You can use the pass on 6 days of your choice within its 14-day period of validity.

Eligibility

The JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass is for the exclusive use of visitors from overseas who enter Japan with the status of Temporary Visitor.
Customers who fulfill both of the conditions below can purchase and use this pass.

  • You must be a foreign national with a passport issued by a country other than Japan (Japanese nationals cannot use this pass.)​
  • You must have entered Japan with the status of Temporary Visitor and have an immigration sticker in your passport bearing the status Temporary Visitor as shown in the illustration below.

Period of validity

You can use the pass on 6 days of your choice within its 14-day period of validity.

[Permitted] Up to non-consecutive 6 days of use within a 14-day period

E.g. For a pass valid from October 1st to 14th

  • October
    1st

  • October
    6th

  • October
    8th

  • October
    10th

  • October
    13th

  • October
    14th

[Permitted] Up to 6 consecutive days of use within a 14-day period

E.g. For a pass valid from October 1st to 14th

  • October
    5th

  • October
    6th

  • October
    7th

  • October
    8th

  • October
    9th

  • October
    10th

Enjoy Tohoku, Hokkaido area with
JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass

Tochigi

[:th]Ashikaga Flower Park[:id]Ashikaga Flower Park[:sg]Ashikaga Flower Park[:ms]Ashikaga Flower Park[:cn]足利花卉公园[:tw]足利花卉公園[:hk]足利花卉公園[:]

Ashikaga Flower Park

Toshogu in Nikko, claimed as the UNESCO World Heritage in 1999, is one of the most famous destinations for tourists in Japan. Beside the shrine, Tochigi Prefecture is full of attractions; its long history and tradition, nature, hot springs, good foods and various activities.

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Ibaraki

[:th]Kairakuen Garden[:id]Kairakuen Garden[:sg]Kairakuen Garden[:ms]Kairakuen Garden[:cn]偕乐园[:tw]偕樂園[:hk]偕樂園[:]

Kairakuen Garden

Ibaraki has beautiful scenery such as Kairakuen, one of the three most famous gardens in Japan, and the national Hitachi Seaside Park, which nemophila dyes the hill all over in bright blue. It combines the charms of the sea and the mountains, and there is a gastronomy brought about by its nature. Furthermore, the Ushiku Daibutsu, the tallest bronze statue in the world, is a masterpiece.

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Saitama

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Nagatoro

Saitama is an inland prefecture located to the north of Tokyo. As it has an easy access to Tokyo, convenient place to stay. There is a variety of fascinating spots such as Kawagoe which has remains of old houses from the Edo period, Chichibu region surrounded by moderate mountains which is famous for the beautiful scenery, etc. In addition, get a taste of culture, art, sports and local food!

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Chiba

[:th]Kamogawa SEA WORLD[:id]Kamogawa SEA WORLD[:sg]Kamogawa SEA WORLD[:ms]Kamogawa SEA WORLD[:cn]鸭川海洋世界[:tw]鴨川海洋世界[:hk]鴨川海洋世界[:]

Kamogawa SEA WORLD

Chiba, prefecture which is home to Narita International Airport, has much to offer including flower-viewing and fruits-picking in season, walking around historical places, visiting Buddhist temples and Shinto shrines. Brewing industry thrives, specially the production of soy sauce, sake and mirin sweet cooking sake, many breweries accept visitors and offer guided tours. There are also a variety of tasty local foods to enjoy such as fresh seafood, fruits, vegetables, and peanuts.

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Yamanashi

[:th]Arakurayama Sengen Park[:id]Arakurayama Sengen Park[:sg]Arakurayama Sengen Park[:ms]Arakurayama Sengen Park[:cn]新仓山浅间公园[:tw]新倉山淺間公園[:hk]新倉山淺間公園[:]

Arakurayama Sengen Park

Mt. Fuji and Lake Kawaguchiko, these two spots in Yamanashi Prefecture are the most visited places in Japan. The area offers various events as well.
Meanwhile, Yamanashi has the popular leisure spot Fuji-Q Highland, hot springs, good foods and wine.

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Tokyo

[:th]Tokyo Tower and buildings[:id]Tokyo Tower and buildings[:sg]Tokyo Tower and buildings[:ms]Tokyo Tower and buildings[:cn]东京铁塔和摩天大楼群[:tw]東京鐵塔及高樓群[:hk]東京鐵塔及高樓群[:]

Tokyo Tower and buildings

Japan’s capital Tokyo has been the country’s political center since 1603. Tokyo has many spots to visit; Tokyo Tower, Tokyo Skytree, Sensoji temple in Asakusa, the famous Shibuya Scramble Crossing and so on. Tokyo also offers the best shopping experiences, various entertainments and some gardens to relax.

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Karuizawa

[:th]Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza[:id]Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza[:sg]Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza[:ms]Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza[:cn]轻井泽王子购物广场[:tw]輕井澤王子購物廣場[:hk]輕井澤王子購物廣場[:]

Karuizawa Prince Shopping Plaza

Karuizawa is a mountain resort located at the foot of Mount Asama in the eastern part of Nagano Prefecture. You can enjoy outdoor activities such as hiking and golf in the summer, and winter sports in the winter.
It can be accessed in 1 hour from Tokyo by the Hokuriku Shinkansen, and is popular in Japan as a villa area.

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Echigo-Yuzawa

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GALA Yuzawa

Yuzawa in Niigata prefecture has 12 ski resorts, it is popular for many visitors because of only 80 minutes away from Tokyo by Shinkansen. This town is also well-known for its hot springs. It is easy to have a bath in hot springs at hotels, public baths or even Echigo-Yuzawa station. In addition, appreciate the local delicacies of rice, sake and Hegi soba noodle nurtured by bitter snowy climate.

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Gunma

[:th]KUSATSU ONSEN Yubatake[:id]KUSATSU ONSEN Yubatake[:sg]KUSATSU ONSEN Yubatake[:ms]KUSATSU ONSEN Yubatake[:cn]草津温泉 汤畑[:tw]草津溫泉 湯畑[:hk]草津溫泉 湯畑[:]

KUSATSU ONSEN Yubatake

Gunma Prefecture, one of Japan’s leading hot springs boasting 453 springs. Because of the high quality of the water, you can enjoy the hot springs according to their effectiveness. Blessed with rich nature, you can enjoy various activities in the clear streams such as Oze and Tonegawa. We also recommend sightseeing where you can enjoy traveling using SL and trolley trains that run within the prefecture.

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Kanagawa

[:th]Yokohama City[:id]Yokohama City[:sg]Yokohama City[:ms]Yokohama City[:cn]横滨市[:tw]橫濱市[:hk]橫濱市[:]

Yokohama City

Kanagawa Prefecture is the best place for day trips. The port town Yokohama has Japan’s largest Chinatown and shopping malls. In a historical town Kamakura still old temples and shrines remain till this day. The Odawara Castle and hot springs in Hakone are famous as well.

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Izu

[:th]Kawazu-zakura[:id]Kawazu-zakura[:sg]Kawazu-zakura[:ms]Kawazu-zakura[:cn]河津樱[:tw]河津櫻[:hk]河津櫻[:]

Kawazu-zakura

Izu Peninsula is one of the most famous and popular hot spring resorts in Japan. The peninsula was designated as a Geopark by UNESCO in 2018. You can feel great outdoors with various activities, as well as appreciating hot springs and great local foods! Meanwhile, Shimoda is well-known as the important place where Japan opened up to the outside world and began first stage of modernization towards, it offers several historical facilities.

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Aomori

[:th]Hirosaki Park[:id]Hirosaki Park[:sg]Hirosaki Park[:ms]Hirosaki Park[:cn]弘前公园[:tw]弘前公園[:hk]弘前公園[:]

Hirosaki Park

The northernmost province of the Tohoku. Good source of seafood and is known as centre of wonderful fruit as apples. Aomori is full of beautiful nature and you can travel there all the year.

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Akita

[:th]Namahage[:id]Namahage[:sg]Namahage[:ms]Namahage[:cn]男鹿生鬼[:tw]男鹿生鬼[:hk]男鹿生鬼[:]

Namahage

Suitable for rest by Onsen bathing, close to nature and relax your body. There are summer and winter interesting festivals, beautiful samurai village, where is appropriate for strolling and enjoying good atmosphere, and national park for taking adventure.

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Iwate

[:th]Geibi Gorge[:id]Geibi Gorge[:sg]Geibi Gorge[:ms]Geibi Gorge[:cn]猊鼻溪[:tw]猊鼻溪[:hk]猊鼻溪[:]

Geibi Gorge

Centre of delicious food. Excellent in taste and fun to eat such as Wanko Soba, Morioka reimen which is ramen of summer. Iwate also has beautiful nature and World Heritage that worth a visit.

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Yamagata

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Snow Monsters

Located on shoreline of the Sea of Japan. Well known as province of unique mountain, especially in winter, the mountain is covered by snow and becomes beautiful scenery. Highlight of Yamagata is Snow Monster.

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Miyagi

[:th]Zao Fox Village[:id]Zao Fox Village[:sg]Zao Fox Village[:ms]Zao Fox Village[:cn]藏王狐狸村[:tw]藏王狐狸村[:hk]藏王狐狸村[:]

Zao Fox Village

Miyagi is full of history that everyone can enjoy learning. Sendai, the centre of Miyagi is known as shopping center. Including tourist attractions that dispersal throughout this province. Miyagi is one of tourism center, for going to other provinces in Tohoku.

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Fukushima

[:th]Tsurugajo Castle[:id]Tsurugajo Castle[:sg]Tsurugajo Castle[:ms]Tsurugajo Castle[:cn]鹤城[:tw]鶴城[:hk]鶴城[:]

Tsurugajo Castle

Fukushima is gateway to the Tohoku, first province to tour in this region. There are many attractions such as ancient village, beautiful castle and nature, always welcomes visitors to experience and learn more about Tohoku.

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Sapporo

[:th]Sapporo Hitsujigaoka  Observation Hill[:id]Sapporo Hitsujigaoka  Observation Hill[:sg]Sapporo Hitsujigaoka  Observation Hill[:ms]Sapporo Hitsujigaoka  Observation Hill[:cn]札幌羊之丘观景台[:tw]札幌羊之丘觀景台[:hk]札幌羊之丘觀景台[:]

Sapporo Hitsujigaoka Observation Hill

Sapporo is the main city in Hokkaido and will be the base for your trip in Hokkaido. The Sapporo snow festival is very popular with over 2 million people from all over the world. You can fully enjoy Hokkaido’s proud gourmet food including seafood.

Hakodate

[:th]Hakodate City[:id]Hakodate City[:sg]Hakodate City[:ms]Hakodate City[:cn]函馆山夜景[:tw]函館山夜景[:hk]函館山夜景[:]

Hakodate City

Hakodate is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Hokkaido. With beautiful sceneries, historical buildings, hot springs, delicious food and various events constantly on offer, the city abounds with both urban charm and natural beauty.

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How to purchase and use a pass

1

Purchase your pass

Select whether want to purchase a voucher for a pass before coming to Japan or purchase a pass in Japan.

Save around 3% on purchases made before coming to Japan!

2

Collecting your pass

You can collect or purchase a pass at major airports and train stations.

3

Use your pass

On each day you use your pass, present it to a member of staff at the ticket gates in the stations you use.

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